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Digital Marketing Sales Executive (Open )

  • New Orleans, LA
  • Full Time
  • Sales
  • Mid Level

Do you consider yourself to be bright, proactive, and goal-oriented? Do you wish to be a driver of business success? Search Influence is looking for you to join our amazing team as our newest Sales Executive.


The ideal candidate learns quickly, takes initiative, and will grow our existing client base utilizing creative sales solutions to prospect for new business. If you like working in a fast-paced environment, talking with people and helping the business grow, this is the job for you.


Work Perks 

You’ll quickly notice that at Search Influence, our employees are extremely important to us, so we offer great benefits and perks that put our people first. This is not a comprehensive list, but some of our team’s favorites are:

  • We pay $220 per month towards the Health Plan of your choice - and there are THREE to choose from!
  • Available Dental, Vision, Short-term Disability and Life Insurance
  • 401k Employee Contributions and Employer Match
  • Even better than “Summer Fridays” we offer a flexible schedule all year round. We have core working hours of 9 am-2 pm Monday through Thursday and 9 am-12 pm on Friday, and “flex time” outside of those times, so that you can work to live rather than live to work.
  • We care about families and our team's ability to be present for theirs. Benefits and perks most enjoyed by our team members with families are:
    • Generous paid time off which increases with tenure
    • Dependent Care Accounts making childcare more affordable
    • Year-round flexible schedules, lovingly referred to as “flex time”

Our Sales Executives enjoy:

  • Full ownership of sales cycle: Manage the sales from lead inception through the close, including prospecting, presentation & proposal creation, and contract negotiations.
  • Strategic selling: Select and recommend appropriate digital marketing strategies to match client goals based on consultative selling discussions. Strategies include search engine optimization, paid online advertising, content marketing, social media marketing and more.
  • Selling nationwide, from New Orleans: Fish in a large pond by selling via phone from the Search Influence office downtown, including cold calling and emailing.
  • Inbound and outbound leads: We provide leads to our sales team through our marketing efforts and you are expected to create your own opportunities via in person networking and prospecting. 
  • Wide range of budgets: Marketing budgets of our clients range from $1,000 per month to $50,000 per month. You’ll identify custom solutions to make the most of the client’s budget to meet their needs. 
  • Team-oriented atmosphere: Daily and weekly team meetings, as well as our open office space, contribute to frequent and collaborative discussion of how we can all improve together.
  • Training & tools: We provide training on both our services and our sales process, as well as tools to make your job efficient including a user-friendly sales CRM in which all daily, weekly, and monthly activity expectations are tracked. 
  • Proven success in several industries: We have successful clients across a spectrum of industries with a heavy hand in tourism, medical, home services, and legal.


Minimum Job Qualifications:

  • High level of ownership, accountability, and initiative
  • Ability to work independently and on a team
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, verbal and written
  • Self-motivated to deliver results
  • Efficient organizational and follow-through skills
  • Independent decision-making ability 
  • Proven ability to influence others internally and externally
  • Match our company values: Collaborative, Hungry, Agile, Reliable, Genuine, Effective, and Dedicated


Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a professional sales position
  • Bachelor’s degree in communication, marketing, business or other related discipline or a commensurate level of experience
  • Familiarity with a CRM or task management system (HubSpot, SugarCRM, Basecamp, SalesForce)
  • High level of computer proficiency on Mac and with Google Drive
  • Knowledge of digital marketing

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